The dulling of your headlights is something which happens over time and these crazed or discoloured headlights not only look unattractive, but have substantially reduced light output – with obvious implications for safety.

What you'll need
Tips and warnings
  • Always wear protective gloves and eye protection.
Procedure

Before you start

Wash the headlight lens to remove surface dirt and if you’re working next to painted surfaces, use masking tape to protect the paint.

Step 1 – Apply clarifying compound

Apply the Lens Clarifying Compound to a terry cloth. Rub the compound over the entire lens using firm pressure, then buff with a clean terry cloth.


Restore only one lens at a time.

If the lens doesn’t clean up with Lens Clarifying Compound; proceed to Step 2.

Step 2 – Restoration

You do that by applying the Spray Lube to the Level 1 pad - the green one - and then to the lens.


Use pads only on those areas requiring restoration.

Use firm finger pressure in a back and forth motion, continuing until much of the oxidation is removed.

Use additional Spray Lube as necessary to keep the lens and pad wet.

When you see the oxidisation coming away, switch to the Level 2 pad – the brown one.

Rub back and forth at 90 degrees to the way you rubbed the Level 1 pad for about 1 minute, keeping the pad and lens surface wet using the Spray Lube.

Switch to the Level 3 side of the final pad - the purple side and repeat the process for 1 minute.

Flip to the Level 4 side of the final pad – the blue surface - and repeat the process for 1 minute.

Dry the lens with a clean cloth or towel.

Step 3 – Finish restoration

Apply Lens Clarifying Compound and rub it thoroughly back and forth until the lens clarifies.

Let the compound dry to a haze and buff with a clean cloth.


Lens Clarifying Compound can also be applied by machine with a foam pad at 1500 RPMs.

Step 4 – Seal and protect the lens

Lastly, apply a high-quality vehicle wax to seal and protect the lens.

Where a sealing product is provided in the kit - replace the use of a wax with this product.

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